|ACCO Brands Launches The Home Office Makeover Sweepstakes -- Lucky Winners To Receive An Ultimate Home Office Prize Package|
LINCOLNSHIRE, ILL. (September 24, 2006) – When fans of ABC's hit "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" tune in for the season's premiere episode on September 24, they'll also have an opportunity to take home some of the great home office and learning products featured in the show.
Sunday night marks the beginning of the second season of ABC's breakout home improvement hit, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. As part of the first episode, ACCO Brands will surprise the family with a classroom-themed room stocked with all the necessary supplies to create an innovative learning environment for their home-school program.
Viewers can then go to the ACCO Brands website at www.acco.com to register for the ACCO Brands Home Office Makeover, where they can win great ACCO Brands Prize Packs for their home office or home learning spaces. Some 10 million Americans operate a business from home, according to MSNBC, and at least 15 percent of workers spend at least one day a week doing work at home. And, approximately two million students K-12 are educated at home, a number that increases some 7 percent each year.
ACCO Brands will give away a Grand Prize Pack featuring more than 25 innovative tools and products for personal organization, visual presentation, document communication and management and technology communications, valued at more than $2,500. The Prize Pack includes:
Ten runner-up Prize Packs will be awarded, including a Kensington® iPod Entertainment Dock and other select ACCO products.
The sweepstakes opens September 25, 2006 and runs through December 31, 2006. To enter, participants should visit the website, click on the Home Office Makeover Sweepstakes button and register for a chance to win. To increase their chance of winning, participants may register every day of the promotional period. Participants must by 18 years or older and legal residents of the United States. Limit one prize per household. Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about January 10, 2007 and notified by phone or mail on or about January 20, 2007.
For more information on all of ACCO Brands' innovative products, visit www.acco.com.
About ACCO Brands Corporation
ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ABD) is a world leader in selected categories of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $2 billion. Its industry-leading brands include Day-Timer®, Swingline®, Kensington®, Quartet®, GBC®, Rexel®, and Wilson Jones®, among others. Under the GBC® brand, the company is also a leader in the professional print finishing market.